Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates
NOTICE:

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications to marry by appointment, and appointments for other services, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Appointments to marry can be made by calling 617-349-4260. Please be aware that due to social distancing requirements, only the parties to the marriage will be allowed in the office during their appointment. Appointments for other Clerk’s Office services can be made online. All appointments will be scheduled in 30-minute increments. If you miss your appointment, you will have to reschedule for another day.

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Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, in order to have your communication appear on the City Council agenda, please submit your communication to clerk@cambridgema.gov by 12 PM on Wednesday Nov. 25. As usual, if you submit your communication after the deadline but before midnight on Nov. 30th, the communication will be made part of the official record of the meeting.

The City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City of Cambridge. Records kept by the Office of the City Clerk include vital statistics (including birth, marriage, domestic partnerships and death) and business and professional certificates.

COVID-19 SERVICE CHANGES

  • Vital records (birth, death and marriage certificate) 

    If you would like to request a certified copy of a birth, marriage or death record, you can order online at www.cambridgema.gov/vitals. Due to     COVID-19, we encourage contactless requests

  • Marriages

    In order to apply to be married please call 617-349-4260.
    In order to schedule a wedding ceremony before a Justice of the Peace at city hall please call 617-349-4260.

  • In-person services

    To schedule an appointment to come to the City Clerk’s office for any other services please click the link below. Please be aware that City Clerk’s Office is only accepting appointments Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
     OTHER SERVICES APPOINTMENT

 

COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE

Beginning April 27, 2020, live captioning of Cambridge City Council meetings will be available through CART (communication access realtime translation) in order to provide communication access for viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing. To access the CART livestream, click here. Note: text will not appear in the CART window until the City Council meeting begins. For questions or concerns related to CART, contact Kate Thurman at kthurman@cambridgema.gov

  

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